A Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend march demonstrating against the deaths of unarmed black men and other police violence is heading toward an Oakland police substation in East Oakland this afternoon, according to police.
A group of anonymous artists claimed responsibility for effigies of two black men and a woman hanging from nooses on the UC Berkeley campus.
At least four Oakland high schools staged a walkout over police killings of unarmed black men.
A protester climbed a flagpole at police headquarters with a flag that said “black lives matter.”
A group of anonymous artists claimed responsibility for effigies of two black men and a woman hanging from nooses on the University of California at Berkeley campus on Saturday.
The Lake Merritt and 12th Street BART stations were both closed due to a protest march in Oakland Wednesday.
BART is reporting that the Downtown Berkeley Station has been closed Sunday tonight since 11 p.m. due to the civil protests on the ground level above the station, BART said.
Between 200 and 500 people are marching in Berkeley tonight for the second night of demonstrations.
A standoff with police and protesters in Berkeley Saturday evening continued with police firing teargas and smoke at protesters to disperse them, police said.
Protests took place in both Oakland and San Francisco Thursday evening.